The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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  • Personal Award: David Susskind for
    1959
    Personal Award: David Susskind for "The Moon and Sixpence"

    Television Entertainment (Non-Musical): A Peabody Award to David Susskind for his production of The Moon And Sixpence, a drama of style and substance, directed with...

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  • The World Tonight
    1959
    The World Tonight

    Radio News: Using the services of CBS News global staff of correspondents, The World Tonight, CBS Radio, provides listeners nightly with a penetrating and meaningful...

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  • The Lost Class of `59
    1959
    The Lost Class of `59

    Television Special Award: To the team of Ed Murrow and Fred Friendly, for their concise reporting and compassionate insight into the plight of the group...

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  • Small World
    1959
    Small World

    Television Contribution to International Understanding: Through intercontinental conversations between heads of governments, scientists, generals, critics, and savants, Small World, CBS, has narrowed the distance between...

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  • The Ed Sullivan Show
    1959
    The Ed Sullivan Show

    Television Contribution to International Understanding: With his Invitation To Moscow program of September 27, 1959, neatly timed to coincide with Khrushchev’s visit to America, and...

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  • Decisions
    1959
    Decisions

    Television Education: In a series of eight panel discussions, Decisions, WGBH-TV, Boston, has focused the intelligent interest of New England communities upon the most pressing...

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  • The Population Explosion
    1959
    The Population Explosion

    Television Education: A CBS documentary, The Population Explosion tackled an immensely controversial and hush-hush subject in such forthright style that it broke the story for...

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  • Great Music From Chicago
    1959
    Great Music From Chicago

    Television Entertainment (Musical): Great Music From Chicago, WGN-TV, features the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. This distinguished series, a prestige program, presented live and in color, with...

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  • The Bell Telephone Hour
    1959
    The Bell Telephone Hour

    Television Entertainment (Musical): During its first year on television, The Bell Telephone Hour quickly made it clear that it would, in this medium of broadcasting,...

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  • The Play of the Week
    1959
    The Play of the Week

    Television Entertainment (Non-Musical): A Peabody Award to The Play Of The Week, WNTA-TV, Newark, New Jersey, with a bow to Ely Landau for sponsoring and...

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  • Khrushchev Abroad
    1959
    Khrushchev Abroad

    Television News: The Peabody Award in this important classification goes to the series, Khrushchev Abroad, with congratulations to the American Broadcasting Company for the thoroughness,...

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  • Institutional Award: WCCO Radio for Local Public Service
    1959
    Institutional Award: WCCO Radio for Local Public Service

    Local Radio Public Service: In its series on international understanding, WCCO, Minneapolis, made it possible for 12 scholars and two women journalists to study in...

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  • Institutional Award: WDSU-TV for Local Public Service
    1959
    Institutional Award: WDSU-TV for Local Public Service

    Local Television Public Service: The editorial service of WDSU-TV, New Orleans, is distinguished for the wide scope and diversifications of its subject matter; for the...

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  • Personal Award: Dr. Frank Stanton
    1959
    Personal Award: Dr. Frank Stanton

    Television Special Award: Recognizing the dangers inherent in the application of the restrictive provisions of Section 315 of the Communication Act to news programs, Dr....

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  • Family Living, '59
    1959
    Family Living, '59

    Radio Public Service: NBC’s Family Living,‘59 brought together outstanding personalities and authorities in education, for informal discussions of subjects of significance to American family life....

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